Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a genetic disorder, which impairs the body’s ability to produce clotting factors to staunch bleeding. People who suffer from hemophilia are at an increased risk of internal bleeding in the joints and brain.  The two main types of hemophilia, hemophilia A and hemophilia B, are due to low …

IUD STEAM Project

If you can’t tell that is the female reproductive system. I used different colors to distinguish between the myometrium and the uterus. The beige section inside the uterus is representative of the increased mucous that is built up by a hormonal IUD. The beads are representative of the copper ions …

Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation

This project depicts tricuspid regurgitation (TR). It is a fabric stitched heart with a frontal plane cross sectional view. It shows some of the gross anatomy of the human heart. This includes right and left atrium, right and left ventricle, interventricular septum, tricuspid valve, chordae tendineae, mitral valve, superior and …

Achalasia

Achalasia is a rare disorder that results from progressive destruction of the ganglion cells in the myenteric plexus esophageal wall. The distraction of the cell leads to the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax and leads the loss of peristalsis of the distal esophagus. As a result there …